October 20, 2008
Voters Reminded of Deadlines for Absentee Ballots
OSWEGO-The Oswego County Board of Elections reminds Oswego County residents who are eligible to vote on Election Day, Nov. 4, that if they will be out of the county or unable to get to the polls because of illness or physical disability, they may vote by absentee ballot.
Voters will receive an absentee ballot after submitting an application to the Oswego County Board of Elections, 185 E. Seneca St., Box 9, Oswego, NY 13126. The deadline for mail-in applications is Tuesday, Oct. 28. Applications may be hand-delivered to the Board of Elections until Monday, Nov. 3.
All completed absentee ballots must be postmarked by Monday, Nov. 3 and received at the County Board of Elections no later than Wednesday, Nov. 12. Absentee ballots may also be hand-delivered to the County Board of Elections prior to the closing of the polls at 9 p.m. on Election Day, Nov. 4.
Applications for absentee ballots are available at the Board of Elections, phone 349-8350 or 349-8351, or by downloading an application at http://www.oswegocounty.com/boe/index.html.
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